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    08-17-2018, 10:33 AM
    FWIW- I always seem to choose the 'wrong fly' yet I always seem to catch fish! I know that fish may be tuned into a very specific food source and if...
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    08-07-2018, 06:15 PM
    photoguy replied to a thread Maine trout pond canoes in Northeast
    I'm headed to Rangeley this weekend. And bringing a canoe! (Though it looks like I could leave mine at home and simply 'borrow' one for the day).
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    08-06-2018, 08:48 PM
    I can't offer any advice on the reels on your list but was considering putting a low cost 3wt package together myself and have started to look at the...
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    08-03-2018, 06:07 PM
    photoguy replied to a thread Leaky waders! in Other Gear
    That's great advice, thank you! Off to do some reading and evidently washing. I've only ever hosed them down when I've used them in salt water,...
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    08-03-2018, 03:59 PM
    photoguy started a thread Leaky waders! in Other Gear
    4 year old Orvis sonic waders... So, this is the year that I finally get to understand first hand what I've been reading in the past about wader...
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    08-02-2018, 01:41 PM
    photoguy replied to a thread Your favorite <$30 reel in Fly Reels
    Ha! I grew up with those, flounder fishing from a boat. Though mine were brown and always had a very distinctive smell.
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    08-02-2018, 01:03 PM
    photoguy replied to a thread Your favorite <$30 reel in Fly Reels
    +1 for the Pflueger Medalist. Mine is the 1494 1/2 I think and I bought it in the early 70's. I can't imagine that I paid more than $30. And while I...
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    08-02-2018, 11:45 AM
    photoguy replied to a thread DIY boot dryer? in Other Gear
    Thanks for that. I only looked around a little and what I saw was in the $50+ range. I'll have another look. Agreed though that starting with...
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    08-02-2018, 11:33 AM
    photoguy started a thread DIY boot dryer? in Other Gear
    Just curious if anybody has made a boot dryer. I sometimes fish on consecutive days and also sometimes suit up to drive to the local river. While...
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    07-31-2018, 04:53 PM
    That looks like some beautiful country! Glad your trip was a success and that you put some fish in the net! :)
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    07-31-2018, 09:15 AM
    photoguy replied to a thread Car Rods in Fly Rods
    I remember reading that you had one, and appreciated hearing and learning about the 'mid arbor' design aspects of it. Seems to be an interesting...
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    07-31-2018, 08:51 AM
    photoguy replied to a thread Car Rods in Fly Rods
    ^ good eye sweet. Yes, that's a (non golden) Prince that i bought in the 70's at the same time as I got my F&F. Still in great shape and still roars...
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    07-30-2018, 05:43 PM
    photoguy replied to a thread Car Rods in Fly Rods
    Nothing fancy and made from scraps. I set this up once we've arrived at a general location and use it to transport rods between spots.
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    07-29-2018, 01:02 PM
    photoguy replied to a thread Henry's Fork in General Discussion
    I hope to get there myself some day. Or I could say 'back there'- I've told this before but when I was in college I had a girlfriend who's parents...
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    07-28-2018, 11:02 AM
    photoguy replied to a thread First Concerts in The Juke Box
    My first concert was Led Zeppelin at the Boston Garden in Oct 1969, they were my second concert as well two years later. I went at the prompting...
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    07-27-2018, 11:35 AM
    I once built a blank because at the time I couldn't afford the 'store bought' version- Orvis 7'9" Far and Fine. It was fun and a great learning...
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    07-25-2018, 03:20 PM
    Thanks for taking the time to explain Silver, interesting read-
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    07-25-2018, 02:08 PM
    photoguy replied to a thread Talk about a fish kill! in Northeast
    Agree about the gulls Ard. Odd, as they tend to be just about everywhere else! And fwiw, temps are close to 90 today with high humidity. They're...
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    07-25-2018, 01:01 PM
    Yikes. A friend just posted this on FB from a few minutes ago on the Mystic River near the new casino construction in Everett. He said it stinks to...
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    07-25-2018, 12:33 PM
    Yeah, not so concerned with the wooly bugger, but I do use this set up for dries as well and it's only become noticeable over the last week or so....
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    07-25-2018, 11:41 AM
    Thx guys, I'll have a closer look at the line to see if there's anything obvious and give it a cleaning as well as plan for a new one. This must be...
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    07-25-2018, 11:03 AM
    Over the last week or so I've been fishing my local river at the end of the day for a few hours. Usually catch a few creek chub which is as close as...
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    07-24-2018, 09:50 AM
    Ha! That reminded me of a day I had a few years ago on the Swift. I was fishing a nymph with no success...and for a long time, convinced that it...
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    07-21-2018, 10:55 AM
    No personal experience but I've been considering one of the LL Bean Pocket Water Rods- there's a 7'3" 3 wt. And there's currently an on-line coupon...
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    07-20-2018, 07:11 AM
    FWIW, a guy I follow on fb has been getting some monster strippers over the last week in the cape cod canal I believe. And funny to see it...
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